|Lady Rose's Daughter - Mary Augusta Ward|
LibriVox recording of Lady Rose's Daughter by Mary Augusta Ward "Julie Le Breton enchants almost everyone around her with her smart, charm, and excellent manners. She almost belongs to the English highest nobility, but just almost… Her parents, 2 aristocrats who ran away from England in order to be together, could never marry - because her mother was married to someone else. Therefore, she is forced to work for the cruel Lady Henry Delafield, who hates her...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction
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|The Motor Girls on a Tour|
LibriVox recording of The Motor Girls on a Tour by Margaret Penrose. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. This is the second book in the series of the Motor Girls. Join Cora and her friends in this mystery and adventure of The Motor Girls. Also the search for a missing table and promise book belonging to a cripple girl called Wren. Why is Clip so mysterious? What is she up to? Is Sid Wilcox up to his old tricks with his chum Rob Roland? (Summary by Lucy Burgoyne) For further information, including links to on...
Keywords: motor girls; penrose; children; fiction; mystery; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 4,405 (2 reviews)
|Selected Works: Haymarket Speeches - Voltairine de Cleyre (1866-1912)|
LibriVox recording of Selected Works: Haymarket Speeches by Voltairine de Cleyre, read by Enko. Voltairine de Cleyre was an American anarchist. She was skilled in many subjects and wrote essays, poems, letters, sketches, stories and speeches. These are her selected Haymarket speeches. (Summary by enko) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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Downloads: 4,290 (2 reviews)
|The Woodlanders - Thomas Hardy|
LibriVox recording of The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy. Read by Tadhg Hynes. The Woodlanders is one of Hardy's later novels, although he originally intended it as a successor to Far From The Madding Crowd.It concerns the life and loves of Giles Winterborne,Grace Melbury,Edred Fitzpiers, Felice Charmond and Marty South.The topics of class,fidelity and loyalty are delt with in Hardy's exquisite style and set in the beautiful woodlands of Hintock (Summary by T.Hynes) For further information, includ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Thomas Hardy; Woodlanders
Downloads: 12,768 (2 reviews)
|An Amiable Charlatan - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of An Amiable Charlatan, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read by volunteer readers. An Englishman is enjoying his dinner at Stephano's, at which he is a regular diner. A man enters quickly, sits at his table, starts eating his food, and hands him a packet underneath the table! So begins Paul Walmsley's acquaintance - and adventures - with American adventurer Joseph H. Parker and his lovely daughter, Eve...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; romance; crime; fraud; comedy
Downloads: 3,545 (2 reviews)
|Literary Lapses - Stephen Leacock|
LibriVox recording of Literary Lapses, by Stephen Leacock. Read by TriciaG. Short sketches relating the humourous side of life in 1910. "Professor Leacock has made more people laugh with the written word than any other living author. One may say he is one of the greatest jesters, the greatest humorist of the age." – A. P. Herbert (Summary by TriciaG and Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), p...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; humor; comedy; anecdotes
Downloads: 4,710 (3 reviews)
|Ramona - Helen Hunt Jackson|
LibriVox recording of Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson. Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and getting married in Southern California, suffering racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. Overall, it has had more than 300 printings, been made into four film versions, and has been performed as an outdoor play an...
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Downloads: 12,387 (4 reviews)
|Queen Lucia - Edward Frederic Benson|
Librivox recording of Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson. Read by Martin Clifton. E. F. Benson (1867-1940) was born at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father, who later went on to become the Archbishop of Canterbury, was the first Headmaster. He wrote 105 books in all. Queen Lucia (first published in 1920) was the first of Benson’s ‘Mapp and Lucia’ novels of which there were six. This first book is a comedy of manners based in the provincial village of Riseholme, where Emmeline Lucas (t...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; E.F. Benson; Emmeline Lucas; Riseholme
Downloads: 36,655 (6 reviews)